Expression used to greet people.
Patois: Hail up, wah yuh up to?
English: Hello, what are you up to?
Hi / Hello
Patois: Hail up ma princess, mi ah gwan easy
English: Hello my princess, I am fine
Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,
Hi or Hello
To say hi or hello to someone
Patois: Wah mek yuh neva hail up Robert wen yuh pass him?
English: Why didn’t you say hi to Robert when you passed him?
All fruits ripe , Blessed , Everyting cook an curry , Lickkle more ,
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